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Gold List 2009

Raffles Hotel, Singapore 

1 Beach Road

Financial District


Tel: 65 6337 1886

At this 1887 landmark named for Singapore's founder, Sir Stamford Raffles, "beautiful colonial architecture contrasts sharply with contemporary properties" around the city. Period furnishings set the tone in "high-ceilinged, incredibly romantic" suites with teak, marble, and tile floors. "Staff seem genuinely interested in guests' well-being." Order a "British-style breakfast at the lovely Tiffin Room." Royal China's "wine list is expensive."

(103 rooms)
Also featured on the: Gold List for 2005, Gold List for 2006, Gold List for 2007, Gold List for 2008, Gold List for 2010, Gold List for 2011
Amenities: Pool, Spa

Overall Score: 91.9

  • Rooms: 91.2
  • Service: 92.4
  • Food: 86.2
  • Location: 95.6
  • Design: 92.4
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